Jul 27 - Aug 3, 2021
Learn the basics of how a facial recognition system works by using Python in Google Colaboratory! Discussions will consider digital surveillance and biometric data, as well as what might constitute a toolkit for public awareness and citizen resistance to facial recognition technologies.
Jul 18, 2021
Spekwork leads a session on figure and still life drawing techniques through the free platform VRChat, examining both form and substance through art historical and technologist perspectives.
Jul 17 - 24, 2021
How can maps guide us beyond the binary models of virtual/material, IRL/URL, and public/private? Taking an embodied queer approach to mapping, this two-part workshop will explore the sometimes incongruous (but always generative) relationships between digital mapping software, embodied place-making, and free form mapping methods like cognitive or community mapping. Participants will be introduced to Google MyMaps, Google Earth, and QGIS, in tandem with indoor/outdoor activities exploring physical space and grassroots data collection.
Jun 22, 2021
Explore how info-sharing platforms reflect community values and put these ideas into practice by creating an experimental wiki website!
Jun 12 - 19, 2021
Learn to create and publish interactive AR social media filters on Facebook’s easy-to-use Spark AR platform!
Jun 10 - 17, 2021
Learn the basics of p5.js in this workshop by Tess Sutherland, and get started on your creative coding journey.
Apr 20 - 27, 2021
Learn about bot-coding basics from command line setup to deployment while discussing how bots can help create safer online chat communities.
Apr 18 - 24, 2021
Learn about the user's journey through visual, non-visual, and multisensory interfaces with UX/UI designer Soren Hamby!